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Ubuntu 12.04 Install Problems.. Installation Type screen. No options [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only ‘sdb’ shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I am new to Linux and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a new HP Pavilion DV6TQE Ivy Bridge and being ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on dell inspiron 5423 ultrabook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only 'sdb' shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I tried to install ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Dell 14z inspiron 5423 i already try with Live way but i ...
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What does /dev/sda mean while installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only ‘sdb’ shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I am trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop. At the time of installation, "type" shows only /dev/sda. What ...
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How do I install Ubuntu?

I would like to see a full how-to guide on how to install Ubuntu.
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GParted and Ubuntu installer does not recognize Windows partition, but Ubuntu does

So, I'm trying to set up a dual-boot of Windows 7 Ult 64-bit with Ubuntu on my computer. The computer has UEFI firmware and originally came with Win 8. It has a 16GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I intend for ...
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No HDD shows up during install 12.04 on Lenovo U410

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo U410 laptop. When I launch installation no partitions shows up. The U410 has 2 HDDs. 32 GB SSD on /dev/sda and a 500 HDD on /dev/sdb Ideally I would ...
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How do I format my 24gb SSD for ubuntu?

I have an Asus Ultrabook S400CA-DB51T and I want to replace windows 8 with ubuntu. No dual boots or anything like that, just 100% ubuntu. I'm trying to make the conversion with the 13.10 image, but I'...
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I can't install Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 15R at all

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04LTS, 64bit onto a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. I've shrunk down one of the windows partitions and even used GParted to format the vacant space as ext4. However, ...
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Ubuntu installer does not show drives

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Inspiron laptio, but the installer does not show any drives. My system has a 1TB SATA drive and a 32GB SSD. As far as I can figure, the boot files are ...
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How to partition and install Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus Vivobook S46CA with a 20GB SSD and 1TB HDD

I'm new in Linux world. My entrance is due to the awful Windows 8 which came installed by factory in my Asus Vivobook S46CA (i7 / 6GB RAM / 20GB SSD / 1TB HDD). What a bad experience. I tried to ...
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Disabling windows only features (Intel SRT, etc) so I can install Ubuntu (Dell XPS 15)

I'm working on installing Xubuntu on a Dell XPS 15 and I trust this guide. It says I should do the following: Turn Secure boot off. Turn Fast boot off. Turn Intel SRT off. Remove RAID meta-data from ...
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Is it safe to install the / partition on an SSD?

I've just purchased a laptop Dell Inspiron 14z, with a HDD with 500G and a SSD with 32GB. I installed 12.04 on it, setting the partitioning table like this: /home and swap partitions in the HDD, / ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04.05 from Hard Drive: Installation Type screen blank, dmraid not helpful

Computer Setup and Desired Outcome I have a Dell Dimension 8200 running Windows XP Home Edition on a 80GB Maxtor 6L080L4 hard drive (not sure if this matters) with Intel Pentium 4 (2.00GHz) and 512MB ...
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Why do I have so many options in install? What do I pick?

I have a windows 8 desktop and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. In my computer on windows I see two drives (C: for windows and D: empty) When I try to install Ubuntu, there's a big list of options of ...
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While installing Ubuntu from Ubuntu Desktop (from USB) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.04 does not see windows already install on my computer (dual installation) I downloaded the Ubuntu Software to create a USB to install Ubuntu. I rebooted my PC (...
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